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  • newGreek banks stocks dive on stock market open
    To extend stock short-selling ban
    - 40 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:25pm -
  • newYamaha two-wheeler sales up 16.5% in July
    Yamaha Motor India Sales Pvt Ltd today reported 16.5 per cent increase in domestic sales during July 2015 at 58,591 units, as against 50,286 units sold in the same month last year.Exports d...
    - 44 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:21pm -
  • newLand bill: Parliament panel gets 4 more days to submit report
    The Joint Committee of Parliament examining the land acquisition bill today got an extension of four more days to submit its report on the controversial legislation. At a recent meeting...
    - 58 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:07pm -
  • newMumbai costliest city for travellers: TripAdvisor survey
    Mumbai has been ranked the most expensive among nine key Indian cities for the third consecutive year, while Chandigarh bagged the best value destination for a city break in a survey released toda...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:05pm -
  • newNBCC bags orders worth over Rs 540 cr in July
    State-owned National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) Ltd today said it has bagged orders worth over Rs 540 crore in July 2015.“The company has secured total business amounting...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:55pm -
  • newMarkets Live: Sensex up 112 points; bank, consumer durables stocks steal the show
    (function() {var lb24 = document.createElement('script'); lb24.type = 'text/javascript'; lb24.id = '24lbScript'; lb24.a...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:53pm -
  • newCoal scam: Court grants bail to ex-Coal secy H.C Gupta, PSMPL director
    A special court today granted bail to former Coal secretary H.C. Gupta and Director of Pushp Steels and Mining Pvt Ltd (PSMPL) Atul Jain in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities in...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:51pm -
  • newFuture sustainability is key to strong brand value
    The business of brands is highly competitive and today traditional global brands that straddled the space for years are confronting the emerging digital media, which is asking a lot of question...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:44pm -
  • newIDBI Bank opens first self service mini branch kiosk
    IDBI Bank has launched its first self service Mini Branch Kiosk at its Cuffe Parade, Mumbai Branch.The kiosk will address the customer’s request of personalised cheque leaves dispensatio...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:44pm -
  • newHigher costs are eroding our competitive edge: Sun’s Shanghvi
    High inflation rates are causing India to lose its competitive cost advantage, said Dilip Shanghvi, Managing Director, Sun Pharma. The challenge is how to grow businesses in India in such a way th...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:35pm -
  • newBerger Paints logs 35% increase in Q1 net profit
    Berger Paints today reported a 34.52 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 77.3 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015.The company had posted consolidated net profit o...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:33pm -
  • newGold trading near 5-1/2-year low
    Gold edged lower on Monday, trading near a 5-1/2-year low, as expectations for a near-term hike in US interest rates spurred selling even after bullion fell the most since 2013 in July.Gold...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:32pm -
  • newProblems aplenty
    Speculation as to whether there will be a rate action or not remains rife even as the Reserve Bank of India prepares to announce its next instalment of monetary policy on Tuesday, August 4. This i...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:30pm -
  • newLok Sabha adjourned till 2 pm
    The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm soon after the question hour was over and papers were laid on the table of the house. The lower house conducted proceedings of question hour despite...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:15pm -
  • newDollar bulls take a breather; US factory data eyed
    The dollar recovered slightly against the yen on Monday, after suffering a setback late last week when subdued US wage growth clouded the outlook over when US interest rates were likely to rise.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:14pm -
  • newCBDT notifies new ITR forms
    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified five new income tax return forms. The five new ITR forms are Form ITR-3, Form ITR-4, Form ITR-5, Form ITR-6 and Form ITR-7.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:01pm -
  • newKochi steamer agents urge exim trade to make most of lower freight rates
    The Cochin Steamer Agents’ Association has called upon the Exim trade to take advantage of the falling freight rates for improving their business. Though the continuous downward trend in...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:00pm -
  • newNew rules for the domestic investors in the Greek stock market
    The Greek stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown brought on by capital controls imposed at the height of the cash-for-reforms crisis with international lenders.Loc...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:57am -
  • newManufacturing growth bucks Asia trend, speeds to 6-month high in July
    Manufacturing is now back on the growth path after May as Nikkei India Purchasing Manager Index rose to 52.7 from 51.3 in June.The index, prepared on the basis of survey, revealed that a...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:52am -
  • newCrude oil futures trend down on weak Asian cues
    Crude oil futures fell 1.05 per cent to Rs 3,006 per barrel today as speculators started trimming bets amid a weakening trend in Asian trade.Crude oil for delivery in August at Multi Commod...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:50am -
  • newPublic sector banks forge ahead, BoB up over 6% on NSE
    Public sector bank scrips led the pack on the NSE on Monday morning. At 11.29 am Bank of Baroda was the top gainer on the bourse, trading at Rs 188.65. This represented a gain of 6.28 per cent on...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:46am -
  • newGovt’s stand of dialogue first, action later not acceptable: Sonia Gandhi
    Sonia Gandhi says BJP’s stand of discussion and dialogue first and action later is not acceptable to Congress, according to sources.We are raising a very important issue with strong evid...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:44am -
  • newSBI surges nearly 4% on BSE
    State Bank of India was the top gainer on the BSE on Monday morning. At 11.19 am the share was trading at Rs 281, up 3.92 per cent on its previous close at Rs 270.40.Tata Motors gained 2...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:37am -
  • newCurrency daily report for Aug 3
    Currency daily report for Aug 3, 2015 by Veracity Financial Services...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:37am -
  • newHCL Tech slumps 5% as operating margins disappoint
    Shares of HCL Technologies today slumped 4.9 per cent due to
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:33am -
  • newHCL Tech Q4 net profit slips 2.8% to Rs 1,783 cr
    India’s fourth-largest software services firm HCL Technologies today reported a 2.8 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 1,783 crore for the fourth quarter ended June 30, 2015.
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:30am -
  • newSun TV heads towards biggest daily gain in over 6 years
    Shares of Sun TV jumped in morning trade on the BSE on Monday.Sun TV shares rose 14 per cent and were set to log their biggest daily gain since May 2009. Citi has upgraded the stock t...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:30am -
  • newHSBC first-half profits up 10% on China investing frenzy
    Bank sets aside $1.3 billion against costs for forex probes
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:30am -
  • newState-run banks rally, Q1 results stoke optimism on asset quality
    Shares of state-run banks rally as Q1 results have stoked optimism about lenders' asset quality.The gains come a day ahead of the central bank’s policy review when it is expected to kee...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:23am -
  • newBajaj Auto July sales up 3%
    Bajaj Auto has posted an overall 3 per cent increase in sales during July on the back of improvement in its numbers in the domestic market, with total sales of 3.3 lakh units versus 3.19 lakh unit...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:21am -
  • newDCM Shriram net declines 30.5%
    DCM Shriram has reported a net profit of Rs 123 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015, a 30.5 per cent decline from Rs 177 crore reported during the corresponding period of the previous fiscal...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:15am -
  • newBharat Forge Q1 net up 34.4%
    Bharat Forge has posted a net profit of Rs 195 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 compared with Rs 145 crore in the same period last year, registering a growth of 34.4 per cent year-on-year...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:41am -
  • newRBI likely to cut repo rate by 0.25%: Moody’s Analytics
    Research firm Moody’s Analytics today said that the Reserve Bank is likely to cut the benchmark rate by 0.25 per cent in its monetary policy review tomorrow as inflation is likely to remain subdue...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:40am -
  • newMaoists attack NMDC mining equipment
    Attack by Maoists has damaged NMDC mining infrastructure at Dhantewada in Chhattisgarh.The armed attack that took place late yesterday night damaged crores worth mining equipment, accord...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:39am -
  • newGreeks brace for stock market carnage after 5-week shutdown
    Greece will take another step away from full-on crisis mode on Monday by opening its stock market for the first time in five weeks, although immediate heavy losses are expected. Trading...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:36am -
  • newChina’s final Caixin manufacturing PMI falls to 2-year low in July
    China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting by the most in two years as new orders fell and dashing hopes that the world's second-largest economy may be stea...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:34am -
  • newUnichem recalls one lot of hypertension drug in US
    Drug firm Unichem Laboratories is recalling one lot of Hydrochlorothiazide tablets, used to treat high blood pressure, in the US market due to the identification of another tablet in a bottle of t...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:27am -
  • newRupee rebounds to 63.96 on fresh dollar selling
    The rupee recovered 17 paise to 63.96 against the dollar in the morning deals, snapping its two-day losing run, on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters amid fall in global crude prices.
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:23am -
  • newAviation stocks surge after fuel price cut
    Aviation stocks rose in early trade on Monday after the cut in fuel prices. Jet Airways (India) jumped 6.7 per cent while SpiceJet rose 3.9 per cent. Indian Oil Corporation has cut aviation...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:22am -
  • newCrude oil hits multi-month lows on record OPEC output
    Crude oil extended losses on Monday on worries of oversupply as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped at record levels in July, while weak Chinese data stoked concerns about...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:02am -
  • newSuzlon shares rally on Q1 earnings
    Shares of wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy today gained 11.4 per cent as the company swung into profit in the first quarter of 2015-16 fiscal.The shares were heading towards its biggest...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:40am -
  • newAsian stocks near 2015 lows on China’s economic woes
    Dollar stands steady against a basket of currencies
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:35am -
  • newThe five things to watch out for today
    The Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies' two-day biennial conference starts today. Hosted by the School of Economics, University of Hyderabad, this is only the third occasi...
    - 14 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:04am -
  • newShould you invest abroad?
    Making investments abroad only to reduce market risk may not be worthwhile
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:33pm -
  • newClicks that lead to your house
    Looking to buy or sell property? There is a lot of information on the internet to help you home in on just what you want
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:32pm -
  • newRBI may hold repo rate cuts till September
    Will wait and watch for clarity to emerge on monsoon and retail price trends, say experts
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:23pm -
  • newWildfires rage across swathes of California
    Thousands of firefighters today battled raging wildfires across swathes of parched California that forced residents to evacuate and shut miles of highway after claiming the life of a fireman.
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:14pm -
  • newNew York’s Empire State Building lights up for endangered species
    The iconic Empire State Building here was the venue of a “first-of-its-kind” event where images of endangered animals like snow leopards, tigers and a giant photo of Cecil the lion were flashed ac...
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:07pm -
  • newSnapdeal raises $500 million from SoftBank, others
    Online marketplace Snapdeal has raised another $500 million from an existing investor, Japan’s SoftBank. According to a report by Re-code, Chinese Internet giant Alibaba and Taiwanese ma...
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:05pm -
  • newNestle India reassessing brand Maggi
    New chief says introspection on; firm ‘not in the mood for confrontation with authorities’
    - 15 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 10:37pm -

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  • newOil Hits Multi-Month Lows on Record OPEC Output
    Oil output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached the highest monthly level in recent history in July, a Reuters survey showed, with Saudi Arabia and other key members...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:56pm -
  • newHero MotoCorp Falls 3% as July Sales Disappoint, Earnings Eyed
    Hero MotoCorp reported a 8 per cent annual decline in its sales at 4,87,580 units for the month of July. In comparison, its rival Bajaj Auto reported 5 per cent jump in motorcycle sales at 2.82 lakh u...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:36pm -
  • newWhy Sun TV Shares Are Up 50% in 8 Sessions
    Shares in the Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun TV jumped as much as 18 per cent on Monday, taking the gains in the last eight sessions to 54 per cent.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:16pm -
  • newL&T Order Inflow Hits 9-Quarter Low, Shares Down
    Larsen & Toubro shares fell nearly 5 per cent on Monday as the engineering and construction conglomerate missed profit estimates in the June quarter. Q1 net profit dropped 37 per cent year-on-year to ...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:43am -
  • newCoal India Falls 2% on Production Target Miss
    Coal India's July production was impacted by lower output at its subsidiary MCL and SECL, which reported 2 per cent and flat annual growth in production respectively for the month of July.
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:30am -
  • newMaruti Suzuki Gains 2% on Strong July Sales
    Maruti shares have witnessed huge run-up in last three months on the back of its improving sales. Its shares have rallied around 18 per cent in last three months against 3 per cent gain in the broader...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:21am -
  • newSnapdeal to Raise $500 Million from Alibaba, SoftBank, Foxconn: Report
    The person, who declined to say how much Snapdeal would be valued after the investment, said the deal could be finalised within a few days at the earliest though it may also take weeks.
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:06am -
  • newBajaj Auto Sales Inch Up 3% in July
    Motorcycle sales during the month rose 5 per cent to 2,82,433 units as against 2,67,841 in July last year, the company said in a BSE filing.
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:52am -
  • newFactory Growth Bucks Asia Trend, Speeds to Six-Month High in July: PMI
    Firms resisted passing on higher raw material costs to customers, which will be good news for the Reserve Bank of India ahead of its next policy review on Tuesday. It is expected to leave interest rat...
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:45am -
  • newHCL Tech Shares Drop on Q4 Margin Dip
    HCL Tech shares fell as much as 5.7 per cent on Monday after the IT outsourcer reported a sharp decline in its EBIT or operating margin for the June quarter. HCL Tech delivered an operating margin of ...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:57am -
  • newSuzlon Energy Surges 12% on Q1 Earnings
    Analysts say a reduction in Suzlon's interest cost also helped its bottomline. Suzlon's interest cost fell 36 per cent sequentially to Rs 198 crore in the June quarter.
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:54am -
  • newWhen a Tech Startup Is Not a Tech Company
    A new generation of so-called tech companies that deliver food to your door or help you get a ride in a car - but don't look much like an operation that makes computers or phones or software - might b...
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:45am -
  • newGreeks Brace for Stock Market Carnage After Five-Week Shutdown
    Trading on the Athens bourse was suspended in late June as part of capital controls imposed to stem a debilitating outflow of euros that threatened to collapse Greece's banks and hurl the indebted cou...
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:09am -
  • newOil Prices Languish as Supply Concerns Linger
    Prices were facing downward pressure following "signs that top producers in the Middle East were continuing to pump at record levels despite a growing global glut," said Singapore's United Overseas Ba...
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:53am -
  • newAsian Stocks Near 2015 Lows on China Economy Worry, Dollar Strong
    China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting by the most in two years as new orders fell, according to a private survey that dashed hopes that the economy may be ...
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:29am -

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  • newGreek stock market opens 23 percent down after five week shutdown
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's stock market fell sharply on Monday after being shut down for five weeks under capital controls imposed by the government in Athens to stop a flight of euros from the country.
    - 53 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:12pm -
  • newAs RBI holds rates steady, companies' debt burdens weigh heavily
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - When Hindustan Construction Ltd (HCC) was building a bridge in 2008 to transform the congested commute in Mumbai, its stock was at a record high as low interest rates had sparked a construction boom.
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:38pm -
  • newOil hits multi-month lows on record OPEC output
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil extended losses to multi-month lows on Monday on worries of oversupply as OPEC pumped at record levels in July, while weak China data stoked concerns about slower growth at the world's second largest oil consumer.
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:36pm -
  • newGold struggles after worst month in two years
    MANILA (Reuters) - Gold steadied not far above a 5-1/2-year low on Monday, struggling to scale higher at the start of the month after its deepest loss in two years in July, as expectations for a near-term hike in U.S. interest rates kept sellers nearby.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:25pm -
  • newChina and Asia on shaky ground as factories step back in July
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Headwinds for the world's second-biggest economy intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July and triggering fresh slides in global commodity prices.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:38am -

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  • newRBI Likely to Cut Rate by 0.25% on Tuesday: Moody's Analytics - NDTV

    RBI Likely to Cut Rate by 0.25% on Tuesday: Moody's Analytics - NDTV

    NDTVRBI Likely to Cut Rate by 0.25% on Tuesday: Moody's AnalyticsNDTVNew Delhi: Research firm Moody's Analytics on Monday said the Reserve Bank is likely to cut the benchmark rate by 0.25 per cent in its monetary policy review on Tuesday as inflation is likely to remain subdued on the back of average rainfall and lower ...Moody's sees 25bps rate cut by RBITimes of Indiaall 14 news articles »
    - 21 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:44pm -
  • newLive: Sensex Rangebound; ITC, Maruti Suzuki Up 2% - NDTV

    Live: Sensex Rangebound; ITC, Maruti Suzuki Up 2% - NDTV

    LivemintLive: Sensex Rangebound; ITC, Maruti Suzuki Up 2%NDTV1:30 a.m. Banking stocks continue to trade firm. SBI and Bank of Baroda gain 4-5 per cent while ICICI Bank up nearly 3 per cent. Other gainers include Maruti Suzuki and ITC, which are up over 2 per cent. 1:21 a.m. BSE Sensex and Nifty turn flat in ...Sensex up over 100 points, Nifty reclaims 8550, VIX up 7%; top 20 trading ideasEconomic TimesSensex, Nifty consolidate ahead of RBI policy; ITC gains 2%Moneycontrol.comLive: Sensex rises o…
    - 33 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:32pm -
  • newYahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase - Business Today

    Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase - Business Today

    Business TodayYahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchaseBusiness TodayFinancial terms of the deal announced on Friday aren't being disclosed, signaling the price of the acquisition isn't considered to be significant. (Photo: Reuters). WE RECOMMEND. Samsung launches Galaxy A8 for Rs 32,500 · Nokia sells maps business ...How Marissa Mayer influenced the CEO of the company Yahoo just boughtEconomic TimesYahoo tries to get more fashionable by acquiring PolyvoreMarketing Interactive…
    - 38 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:27pm -
  • newNBCC bags orders worth over Rs 540 cr in July - Business Standard
    NBCC bags orders worth over Rs 540 cr in JulyBusiness StandardState-owned National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) Ltd today said it has bagged orders worth over Rs 540 crore in July, 2015. "The company has secured total business amounting Rs 540.81 crore (approx) from various clients in the month of ...NBCC secures orders worth Rs 5.40 bn in JulyMyiris.comall 3 news articles »
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:57pm -
  • newGold struggles after biggest dip in two years - Hindustan Times

    Gold struggles after biggest dip in two years - Hindustan Times

    Hindustan TimesGold struggles after biggest dip in two yearsHindustan TimesGold steadied not far above a five-and-half year low on Monday, struggling to scale higher at the start of the month after its deepest loss in two years in July, as expectations for a near-term hike in US interest rates kept sellers nearby. Gold's rout ...Gold struggles after worst month in two yearsMoneycontrol.comGold extends weakness after worst month in two yearsBDliveGold struggles after worst month in 2 yearsThe Mal…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:41pm -
  • newHCL Tech stock skids 5% on lower profits in Jun'15 quarter - Economic Times

    HCL Tech stock skids 5% on lower profits in Jun'15 quarter - Economic Times

    Business TodayHCL Tech stock skids 5% on lower profits in Jun'15 quarterEconomic TimesThe stock of HCL Technologies suffered a drop of nearly 5% during the morning trading on Monday after the country's fourth largest software exporter reported lower than expected net profit and contraction in margin for the June 2015 quarter. In a press ...HCL Tech Q4 Net Profit Slips 2.8 Percent to Rs. 1783 CroresNDTVInfra digitalisation; strong demand key to growth: HCL TechMoneycontrol.comHCL net profit up 1…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:40pm -
  • newSnapdeal to raise $500mn from Alibaba, SoftBank, Foxconn: Reports - Hindustan Times

    Snapdeal to raise $500mn from Alibaba, SoftBank, Foxconn: Reports - Hindustan Times

    Hindustan TimesSnapdeal to raise $500mn from Alibaba, SoftBank, Foxconn: ReportsHindustan TimesE-commerce giant Snapdeal is set to raise $500 million in investment from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, SoftBank Group Corp and Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The person ...To battle Flipkart and Amazon, Snapdeal to raise $500 mn from Alibaba ...FirstpostSnapdeal to raise $500 mn from Alibaba, SoftBank, FoxconnMoneycontrol…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:29pm -
  • newApp-only Myntra wants to be the Facebook of fashion: Personalised, social and ... - Firstpost

    App-only Myntra wants to be the Facebook of fashion: Personalised, social and ... - Firstpost

    FirstpostApp-only Myntra wants to be the Facebook of fashion: Personalised, social and ...FirstpostTake a picture of your friend's shirt that you love, and Myntra will find it, or a close match. After killing its web presence in May in favour of an app-only platform, a move lauded by many but seen as ahead of time, Myntra is all set to take its user ...E-commerce giants look beyond discounts for survivalTimes of IndiaMyntra's new platform to transform it into Facebook-like fashion networkEconomi…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:22pm -
  • newBajaj Auto sales inch up 3 per cent in July - Business Today

    Bajaj Auto sales inch up 3 per cent in July - Business Today

    Business TodayBajaj Auto sales inch up 3 per cent in JulyBusiness TodayBajaj Auto on Monday registered a 3 per cent increase in total sales in July at 3,30,231 units against 3,19,292 in the same month of 2014. Motorcycle sales during the month rose 5 per cent to 2,82,433 units as against 2,67,841 in July last year, the ...Market share to increase to 20-21% by OctMoneycontrol.comBajaj Auto's July sales up three percentBusiness StandardBajaj Auto sales up 3% in JulyDaily News & Analysisall 21 news…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:01pm -
  • newFactory growth bucks Asia trend, speeds to six-month high in July - PMI - Times of India

    Factory growth bucks Asia trend, speeds to six-month high in July - PMI - Times of India

    Times of IndiaFactory growth bucks Asia trend, speeds to six-month high in July - PMITimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Indian manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace in six months in July as new export orders accelerated, a business survey showed on Monday. The Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, compiled by Markit, rose to 52.7 in ...China and Asia on shaky ground as factories step back in JulyEconomic TimesEconomyPMIs show unprecedented strains for GreeceFinancial TimesEuropea…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:19am -

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  • newGerman carmakers buy Nokia maps to fend off digital rivals

    German carmakers buy Nokia maps to fend off digital rivals

    By Edward Taylor and Eric Auchard FRANKFURT/HELSINKI (Reuters) - German carmakers BMW , Audi and Mercedes , will pay around 2.5 billion euros ($2.75 billion) to buy Nokia's maps business, a transformational deal that will help them to develop self-driving cars. Daimler BMW and Audi will each hold an equal stake in the business, known as HERE, keeping it from falling into the hands of a new rivals which are emerging from Silicon Valley. The deal has an enterprise value of 2.8 billion euros, inclu…
    - 30 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:35pm -
  • newGreek stock market opens 23 percent down after five-week shutdown

    Greek stock market opens 23 percent down after five-week shutdown

    Greece's stock market fell sharply on Monday after being shut down for five weeks under capital controls imposed by the government in Athens to stop a flight of euros from the country. National Bank of Greece , the country's largest commercial bank, was down 30 percent, the daily limit.
    - 52 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:13pm -
  • newHSBC beats forecasts as Hong Kong drives 10 percent rise in first-half profit

    HSBC beats forecasts as Hong Kong drives 10 percent rise in first-half profit

    HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit on Monday, driven by a strong performance in Hong Kong, and said it had agreed the sale of its unprofitable Brazilian unit. It said it had agreed to sell Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-biggest private-sector bank, for a higher than expected 17.6 billion reais ($5.2 billion), as it seeks to cut underperforming businesses. Profits were driven by an investing frenzy in Hong Kong among individual customers amid China's…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:01pm -
  • new​This interactive map crams in American literature's greatest road trips
    People love road trips. Some like 'em more than others. And some like them perhaps a little bit too much. This interactive map from Richard Kreitner and Steven Melendez crams the locations mentioned in ...
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:52pm -
  • newOppo signs deal with Optus for R7 smartphone

    Oppo signs deal with Optus for R7 smartphone

    The Chinese smartphone maker has inked a deal with telco Optus to make its latest high-end smartphone available for customers in Australia.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:22pm -
  • newThe German car industry is buying Nokia's Here maps
    Nokia is selling its Here maps service to a group of German car makers for €2.8 billion (roughly $3.07 billion). The consortium is comprised of Mercedes' owner Daimler, BMW, and Audi. As the latter is ...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:11pm -
  • newCall Windows' Cortana assistant with this Bluetooth button
    Now that Microsoft's voice-guided Cortana assistant is up and running in Windows 10, you might be eager to trigger it without leaving the "hey Cortana" feature on (which might sap battery life) ...
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:55am -
  • newWestern companies look hard at China as growth slows

    Western companies look hard at China as growth slows

    The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts. Double digit growth rates during the first decade of the millennium lured scores of Western companies to invest heavily in China. A recent equities market rout has dashed hopes China will, in the coming years, return to the robust growth it saw in the past.
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:47am -
  • newHSBC selling unprofitable Brazil unit to Bradesco for $5.2 billion

    HSBC selling unprofitable Brazil unit to Bradesco for $5.2 billion

    HSBC Holdings Plc agreed to sell its Brazilian unit to Banco Bradesco SA for $5.2 billion, retreating from the second-largest emerging market economy after years of disappointing performance. Europe's No. 1 bank said in a statement on Monday that the accord with Bradesco includes the disposal of the HSBC Bank Brasil SA Banco Múltiplo and the HSBC Serviços e Participações Ltda units. Reuters reported on July 20 that Bradesco had entered exclusive talks with HSBC after offering to pay about 12…
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  • newAsian stocks near 2015 lows on China worry, dollar steadies

    Asian stocks near 2015 lows on China worry, dollar steadies

    HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) - An index of Asian shares outside Japan fell close to this year's lows on Monday thanks to a deepening selloff in commodities and fresh concerns over slowing growth in China, while the dollar held its ground against a basket of currencies.
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:09am -
  • newWeaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoon

    Weaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoon

    China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting the most in two years as new orders fell and dashing hopes that the world's second-largest economy may be steadying, a private survey showed on Monday. The report followed a downbeat official survey on Saturday which showed growth at manufacturing firms unexpectedly stalled, reinforcing views that the struggling economy needs more stimulus even as it faces fresh risks from a stock market slump. Fears of a full-blo…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 10:49am -
  • newChina tightens controls on drone and powerful computer exports

    China tightens controls on drone and powerful computer exports

    China is restricting the export of some drones and powerful computers in the name of national security, with draft regulation also proposed in the country for control of e-payments.
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  • newAT&T's first DirecTV plans include a $200 phone-and-TV combo
    AT&T isn't waiting long to take advantage of its DirecTV acquisition. The telecom giant is introducing its first plans that incorporate the satellite TV provider, including a promo plan that could save ...
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:31am -
  • newGovernment access to Telstra customer information jumps by 6 percent

    Government access to Telstra customer information jumps by 6 percent

    Australian telecommunications company Telstra has revealed that it provided access more than 90,000 times to customer information over the course of the last financial year.
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:20am -
  • newEmpire State Building projection shines a light on endangered animals
    If you were hanging around midtown Manhattan this weekend, you may have noticed some exotic animals projected on to the side of the Empire State Building. What was that all about? As it turns out, that ...
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  • newDeloitte to audit Queensland Department of Education's IT glitch

    Deloitte to audit Queensland Department of Education's IT glitch

    Deloitte Australia has been appointed to uncover how an update to the Department of Education's OneSchool System prevented 644 suspected child abuse cases from being reported to police.
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:22am -
  • newComcast's X1 box automatically records extra-long events
    There are few things worse for DVR-toting sports fans than to realize that a game is going into extra time that they can't record -- just ask Red Sox and Yankees fans, who may have missed 10 innings this ...
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:10am -
  • newStar Wars meets Uniqlo as Fast Retailing, Disney expand product tie-up

    Star Wars meets Uniqlo as Fast Retailing, Disney expand product tie-up

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Fast Retailing Co Ltd's Uniqlo clothing chain said on Monday that it was expanding its collaboration with Walt Disney Co to offer a wider range of products and that it would open a flagship store at the Florida Disney World's shopping complex next spring.
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 7:33am -
  • newBMW wants you to know when traffic lights change
    Traffic lights are supposed to help keep driving orderly, but they often create more tension than they resolve. How do you know that the green light won't turn yellow before it's too late to slow down? ...
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:55am -
  • newZipTel to target Indian market following Q2 loss

    ZipTel to target Indian market following Q2 loss

    Travel SIM and telecommunications company ZipTel has its sights set on expansion into India, recording a second quarter loss of AU$771,000 following the launch of its international communications app Zipt.
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:46am -
  • newEuropean regulators ask Halliburton for more merger information: company

    European regulators ask Halliburton for more merger information: company

    Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co announced in a statement on Sunday it had received a request from the European Commission for additional information about its proposed $35 billion merger with rival Baker Hughes Inc . According to the statement, the European Commission on Friday asked for more information about the merger "in a few discrete areas." The statement did not offer specifics about the European regulators' request. Halliburton's statement said the European regulators' request…
    - 7 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:40am -
  • newNBN recruiting 4,500 jobs across Australia

    NBN recruiting 4,500 jobs across Australia

    The company charged with rolling out Australia's National Broadband Network has announced the creation of an additional 4,500 jobs in the field across construction, maintenance, and training.
    - 8 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:34am -
  • new​Uber challenges ATO in court over GST

    ​Uber challenges ATO in court over GST

    Uber has filed documents with the Federal Court against the Australian Taxation Office to overturn a directive that requires Uber drivers to register for the Good and Services Tax (GST).
    - 8 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:25am -
  • newHow to protect your wireless network from Wi-Fi Sense

    How to protect your wireless network from Wi-Fi Sense

    If the recent controversy over Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense feature has you concerned about wireless security, good. In this post, I explain why wireless security is as much social as it is technological, and suggest four ways to make your wireless network safer.
    - 8 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 6:04am -
  • newGroupon's food delivery service brings discounts with every order
    You're about to get a fresh alternative to internet-based restaurant delivery services like GrubHub and Seamless. Groupon has just launched the simply-titled Groupon To Go, an order-in service that focuses ...
    - 9 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 5:32am -
  • newSamsung's Galaxy Note 5 should be an evolutionary upgrade
    Still wondering what Samsung is going to unveil at its August 13th event? Well-known tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) might have just removed what few doubts are left. He not only posted official-looking ...
    - 10 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 4:08am -
  • newWhen robots eliminate jobs, humans will find better things to do

    When robots eliminate jobs, humans will find better things to do

    The fear of millions of jobs being automated out of existence by robots and artificial intelligence is real. Here's how it will change the world -- for the better.
    - 11 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 3:31am -
  • newAustralian market leading the charge in cloud uptake: SAP ANZ MD

    Australian market leading the charge in cloud uptake: SAP ANZ MD

    SAP Australia and New Zealand's recently appointed managing director John Ruthven has outlined that business locally continues to make good progress in the cloud market.
    - 11 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 3:00am -
  • newBuild your own smart, modular speaker with SparkBlocks
    You've seen modular controllers and even modular phones, but here's a new twist: a modular speaker system. Meet SparkBlocks, a crowdfunded audio system that's just as elaborate (or simple) as you want ...
    - 11 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 2:46am -
  • newInterpol is training police to fight crime on the Darknet

    Interpol is training police to fight crime on the Darknet

    Police officers from around a dozen countries have just completed a five-day course on Tor hidden services, illegal marketplaces and cryptocurrencies to help them investigate crimes on the Darknet.
    - 12 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 2:28am -
  • newDisney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic
    Have you watched 3D-animated Disney flicks like Big Hero 6 and wondered how some of its scenes manage to look surprisingly realistic? Today's your lucky day: Disney has posted a top-level explanation of ...
    - 13 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:24am -
  • newHitchhiking robot lasts just two weeks in the US
    Hitchbot might have made it across Canada, but it appears that the US wasn't quite so kind to this mechanical traveler. The hitchhiking robot's American journey has ended after a mere two weeks thanks ...
    - 14 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 11:56pm -
  • newHonda looks to developers to make its robotic stool useful
    Honda has always been more than a car company. In addition to its car and motorcycle business, it also manufacturers marine vehicles, generators, a weird robot and even planes. To keep that spirit of just ...
    - 16 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 10:30pm -
  • newIndyCar racers use LEDs to show their positions in real-time
    It's sometimes hard to keep track of positions in an IndyCar race, especially if you're in the stands and don't have the luxury of a broadcaster or data stream to point things out. Never fear, though: ...
    - 17 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 9:30pm -
  • newThe After Math: Stupid-fast storage and what's in a Windows number?
    Already immersing yourself in Windows 10? Trying to block out the not-so-favorable memories of Windows 8? Good for you. This week involved a new smartphone from a new challenger, and several new smartphone ...
    - 18 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 8:30pm -
  • newWeekend Project: How to make your iPhone/iPad Lightning cable last a lot longer

    Weekend Project: How to make your iPhone/iPad Lightning cable last a lot longer

    People love their iPhones and iPads, but that love doesn't extend to the Lightning cable that's needed to charge up the device or connect it to a computer. The problem: They break
    - 18 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 7:53pm -
  • newInhabitat's Week in Green: Facebook drones and giant slides
    Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Tesla's Model S got a lot of press when Elon Musk unveiled ...
    - 19 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 7:30pm -
  • newAmazon lets anyone put Alexa voice control in their devices
    Amazon released the Alexa Appkit last month in hopes that developers will create cool new features for the voice technology that powers the Echo. This time, the e-commerce giant is offering the Alexa Voice ...
    - 21 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 5:33pm -
  • newRoku's Dropbox channel puts cloud files on your TV
    You can already access your Dropbox files on all your PCs and mobile gadgets, but what if you want to put them on your TV? If you have a Roku player, you're set. Roku has launched a Dropbox channel that ...
    - 23 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 2:45pm -
  • Verizon's workers say no strike for now, union talks continue

    Verizon's workers say no strike for now, union talks continue

    By Malathi Nayak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc and the unions representing its wireline unit employees on the U.S. East Coast said work will go on and talks continue after their current contract expired. Since June, the unions have been in talks with Verizon over the company's plans to cut costs by controlling healthcare and pension-related benefits over a three-year period. Last week, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Worke…
    - 1 day ago, 2 Aug 15, 12:10pm -

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  • newSensex up 122 points; bank stocks rise
    Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Expectations of a rate cut by the apex bank coupled-with capital infusion into the public sector banks cheered investor sentiments and led a barometer index of the Indian equity markets to trade up 122 points during the mid-afternoon session on Monday. The S&P BSE Sensex, which opened at 28,089.09 points, was trading at 28,236.67 points, up 122.11 points or 0.43 percent from the previous day's close at 28,114.56 points. The Sensex so far touched a high of 28,237.09 points an…
    - 49 mins ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:16pm -
  • newHSBC beats forecasts as Hong Kong drives 10 pct rise in first-half profit

    HSBC beats forecasts as Hong Kong drives 10 pct rise in first-half profit

    By Lawrence White HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit on Monday, driven by a strong performance in Hong Kong, and said it had agreed the sale of its unprofitable Brazilian unit. It said it had agreed to sell Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's second-biggest private-sector bank, for a higher than expected 17.6 billion reais ($5.2 billion), as it seeks to cut underperforming businesses. Profits were driven by an investing frenzy in Hong Kong…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 1:01pm -
  • newOil hits multi-month lows on record OPEC output

    Oil hits multi-month lows on record OPEC output

    By Florence Tan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil extended losses to multi-month lows on Monday on worries of oversupply as OPEC pumped at record levels in July, while weak China data stoked concerns about slower growth at the world's second largest oil consumer. Oil output by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached the highest monthly level in recent history in July, a Reuters survey showed, with Saudi Arabia and other key members showing no sign of wavering in their focus…
    - 1 hour ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:36pm -
  • newGold struggles after worst month in two years

    Gold struggles after worst month in two years

    By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA (Reuters) - Gold steadied not far above a 5-1/2-year low on Monday, struggling to scale higher at the start of the month after its deepest loss in two years in July, as expectations for a near-term hike in U.S. interest rates kept sellers nearby. Gold's rout deepened last month as the dollar strengthened after upbeat U.S. economic data and comments by the Federal Reserve signalled it was on course to raise interest rates for the first time in nine years. "The story's…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:25pm -
  • newChina and Asia on shaky ground as factories step back in July

    China and Asia on shaky ground as factories step back in July

    Similar business activity surveys for Taiwan, South Korea and Indonesia - all heavily reliant on Chinese demand - reflected varying degrees of weakness that is clouding hopes for a convincing global recovery in the second half of the year. With Greece's latest debt squeeze resolved, for now, investors' focus will shift back to sluggish European growth and whether the U.S. economy has healed enough to withstand its first expected increase in interest rates since 2006. "We believe the macro enviro…
    - 2 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:38am -
  • newHeineken beats expectations despite African weak spots

    Heineken beats expectations despite African weak spots

    Heineken NV , the world's third largest brewer, reported higher first-half results than markets expected as it increased profit in all regions except Africa and maintained its full-year forecast of growth, albeit slower than in 2014. The Dutch brewer fared best in Asia, where expansion was strongest thanks to double-digit percentage growth in Vietnam thanks to its Tiger brand, followed by the Americas, where Heineken brews in Mexico and exports into the United States. In Europe, where Heineken i…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:32am -
  • newWeaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoon

    Weaker China factories argue for more policy support as stocks swoon

    China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting the most in two years as new orders fell and dashing hopes that the world's second-largest economy may be steadying, a private survey showed on Monday. The report followed a downbeat official survey on Saturday which showed growth at manufacturing firms unexpectedly stalled, reinforcing views that the struggling economy needs more stimulus even as it faces fresh risks from a stock market slump. Fears of a full-blo…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:27am -
  • newAsian stocks near 2015 lows on China worry, dollar steadies

    Asian stocks near 2015 lows on China worry, dollar steadies

    By Saikat Chatterjee and Shinichi Saoshiro HONG KONG/TOKYO (Reuters) - An index of Asian shares outside Japan fell close to this year's lows on Monday thanks to a deepening selloff in commodities and fresh concerns over slowing growth in China, while the dollar held its ground against a basket of currencies. In a blow to risk sentiment, a private survey showed China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting by the most in two years as new orders fell. "We belie…
    - 3 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 11:11am -
  • newSensex gains 60 points in early trade
    Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Monday was trading 59.85 points or 0.21 percent up during the morning session.
    - 4 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:40am -
  • newChina freezes U.S. fund Citadel's account in war on stock speculation

    China freezes U.S. fund Citadel's account in war on stock speculation

    By Nathaniel Taplin and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's markets regulator has suspended a trading account of U.S.-based hedge fund Citadel LLC, the fund said on Monday, in the watchdog's first known move against a big foreign investor as it battles to prop up China's ailing stock markets. The regulator, which has declared war on "malicious" short selling, has been at the forefront of a government-orchestrated campaign to prevent a meltdown in the two main stock markets, which have tumb…
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 9:32am -
  • newGreeks brace for stock market carnage after five-week shutdown

    Greeks brace for stock market carnage after five-week shutdown

    By Jeremy Gaunt ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece will take another step away from full-on crisis mode on Monday by opening its stock market for the first time in five weeks, although immediate heavy losses are expected. Trading on the Athens bourse was suspended in late June as part of capital controls imposed to stem a debilitating outflow of euros that threatened to collapse Greece's banks and hurl the indebted country out of the euro zone. Since then, Athens has agreed a framework bailout plan with…
    - 5 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:38am -
  • newAutomakers buckle up for more China woe after stock crash saps sales

    Automakers buckle up for more China woe after stock crash saps sales

    By Jake Spring BEIJING (Reuters) - Automakers in China may be forced to come up with more drastic mitigation measures when July sales results released from this week likely reveal a fourth month of contraction after a stock market crash sapped consumer sentiment. "Car manufacturers are biting their nails as they wait to see July sales and the full impact the stock market crash really had," said a Shanghai-based executive at a major U.S. carmaker. China's auto manufacturing body said it more than…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:28am -
  • newGold extends weakness after worst month in 2 years

    Gold extends weakness after worst month in 2 years

    FUNDAMENTALS Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,092.80 an ounce by 0019 GMT. Hedge funds and money managers maintained their first bearish stance in COMEX gold on record during the week ended July 28, suggesting the recent mass exodus from bullion was more than a knee jerk reaction.
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:20am -
  • newGlobal Markets Weekahead - Commodities, currencies and China in the limelight

    Global Markets Weekahead - Commodities, currencies and China in the limelight

    By Clive McKeef NEW YORK (Reuters) - Commodities and currencies may continue to be in the spotlight for investors this week, as prospects for a Federal Reserve interest rate rise and the Chinese stock market slump work their way around global markets. With most commodities priced in U.S. dollars, the strength of the greenback, and the slowdown in China is leading a rout in commodity markets. U.S. WTI benchmark crude oil prices fell by 20 percent in July, the biggest monthly fall since October 20…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 8:10am -
  • newAsia dividend funds turn to China, India to counter Fed hike

    Asia dividend funds turn to China, India to counter Fed hike

    By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian dividend-paying equity funds are reducing investments in traditional safe bets in favour of companies with rising dividend payouts to guard against investors selling out from the funds when U.S. interest rates rise. Dividend funds usually invest in stable assets that yield more than bonds and pay predictable returns, but these will become less attractive to investors amid rising returns from Treasuries when the Federal Reserve starts to hike rate…
    - 6 hours ago, 3 Aug 15, 7:55am -
  • newBox Office: Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' dominates with $56 million
    By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Tom Cruise's "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" dominated the U.S. box office this weekend with an impressive $56 million at 3,956 locations. The Paramount/Skydance tentpole generated $20.3 million at the Friday box office, setting an opening day mark for the sturdy franchise - and signaling that Cruise still carries plenty of star power. It's the third largest opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and…
    - 16 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 10:08pm -
  • newDay of losses seen ahead for reopened Greek stock market

    Day of losses seen ahead for reopened Greek stock market

    By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek traders said on Sunday they expected a torrid day of losses when the Athens stock market opens after being shuttered for five weeks as part of attempts to stop Greece's financial collapse. A combination of pent-up trading, worries about the future and Greece's worsening economy could knock 20 percent or more off the Athens General Index on Monday, they said. “The possibility of seeing even a single share rise in tomorrow’s session is almost zero…
    - 16 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 9:44pm -
  • newSoaring onion prices leave Delhiites in tears
    New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The soaring price of onions seems to have hit hard everyone in Delhi, where the price has simply doubled in retail markets. "Sir, you can take a samosa for free but please don't ask for onion salad," Ramanand, who runs a roadside eatery in Jungpura in south Delhi, tells customers. Today I bought it for Rs.50, which makes it difficult to give it away as salad." Onion prices have indeed shot up in recent weeks, recording as much as a 50 percent surge in wholesale markets co…
    - 21 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 5:10pm -
  • newRBI likely to hold rates on Tuesday
    New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to hold interest rates at its monetary policy review on Tuesday and is more likely to cut rates by the end of the year when there is more clarity on the monsoons. According to the Export-Import Bank of India, the rising trend in inflation seen over the last two months and the rainfall deficits are expected to weigh over the considerations of weak economic performance. Consumer price-indexed (CPI), or retail, inflation rose to an…
    - 21 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 4:56pm -
  • newHimachal's apple business juicy with bumper crop
    Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) The apple business in Himachal Pradesh, one of India's major producers of the fruit, is heading to be juicy this season with the state eyeing a bumper production of 37.5 million boxes of 20 kg each, or 750,000 tonnes, horticulture experts say. This is fairly larger than the last year's production of around 2.9 crore boxes," the state's horticulture director, D.P. Bangalia, told IANS. Most of the apples are grown in Shimla, Kullu, Mandi, Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Chamba distr…
    - 21 hours ago, 2 Aug 15, 4:38pm -